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Exercise is safe, beneficial for heart failure

2018 08 May

Amongst patients with heart failure (HF), exercise therapy is positively associated with lower mortality and higher survival rates, along with a significant reduction in cardiac events and hospitalisations, says a review article in The Journal for Nurse Practitioners."Exercise therapy is a well-documented, cost-effective, safe intervention for patients... Read more

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Exercising after a heart attack could save your life

2018 24 Apr

A Swedish study of more than 22,000 patients indicates that becoming more physically active after a heart attack halved the risk of death within four years. The findings were presented at EuroPrevent 2018, a European Society of Cardiology congress.Physical activity and exercise have been shown to reduce the risk of a heart attack and to help people... Read more

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Exercise and Vitamin D Better Together for Heart Health

2017 30 Apr

A new study published in Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism provides further evidence that exercise and adequate vitamin D can reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes. Data of more than 10,000 American adults for nearly 20 years were analysed by researchers to investigate the relationship between these two health factors and their joint... Read more

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Encouraging Heart Attack Survivors to Exercise

2017 04 Mar

New research shows that only a small number (16 percent) of heart attack survivors get the recommended amount of physical activity in the weeks after hospitalisation. Despite evidence showing benefits from exercise, these patients still fear that straining their heart through exertion will cause chest pain or another heart attack, according to researchers... Read more

Executive Health Management

Sitting For Less Than 3 Hours a Day Could Increase Life Expectancy

2016 24 Mar

Prolonged Daily Sitting Linked to 3.8% of All-Cause Deaths   A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that sitting for more than three hours per day is responsible for 3.8% of all-cause mortality deaths. Investigators also estimate that reducing sitting time to less than three hours per day would increase life expectancy by... Read more

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Exercise Helps Survive First Heart Attack

2016 02 Feb

According to a study conducted with 70,000 patients of Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, people who are fit are more likely to survive their first heart attack. The study by Henry Ford and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Clinton Brawner, PhD., Clinical Exercise Physiologist and Senior Bioscientific... Read more

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Benefit of Exercise, Diet in Patients with Heart Failure

2016 08 Jan

According to a study published in JAMA, calorie restriction or aerobic exercise can improve the ability of obese older patients with a common type of heart failure to exercise without experiencing any shortness of breath. However, neither intervention had any significant effect on their quality of life. Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction... Read more

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Healthy Diet, Exercise Beneficial for Heart Failure Patients

2015 24 Nov

According to research presented at the Mexican Congress of Cardiology 2015, healthy diet and exercise can significantly benefit patients with heart failure. There are approximately 750,000 patients in Mexico that live with heart failure. It is estimated that nearly 75,000 more patients will get heart failure each year. Dr. Arturo Orea, study author... Read more

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Exercise and Smoking Cessation Improves Depression after Heart Attack

2015 12 Oct

Symptoms of depression after a heart attack can often be an issue both in patients who already suffer from chronic depression before their heart attack and those who become depressed as an acute reaction to the event. Depression in cardiac patients differs from those in psychiatric patients and in most cases, these patients don't communicate that they... Read more

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Exercise after Heart Attack Improves Recovery

2015 04 Aug

A new study published in the American Journal of Physiology–Heart and Circulatory Physiology  investigates whether regular exercise helps the heart even after a heart attack occurs. It is well established that exercise promotes heart health but since other lifestyle factors also cause heart disease, regular physical activity may not be enough to prevent... Read more